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The Full Story


Domonique and Phebe


Embracing ARMS, Inc. is a non-profit (501c3) organization established in 2005 by three women who shared a passion for community development, education, social change, youth leadership and parent empowerment.

Embracing ARMS, Inc. have been instrumental in changing the lives of more than 8,000 teens and parents in Pennsylvania, New York, Texas and Wisconsin. 

Our programming includes leadership institutes for teens, parent empowerment workshops, community advocacy, one-on-one mentoring, and consultation.


We have a long list of participants including community leaders, youth advocates, elected officials, entrepreneurs, parents, and educators.


Embracing ARMS mission is to embrace the community by sharing knowledge, empowering our families, and implementing programs that can have a long-lasting impact on the lives of our participants.  

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Danielle Reading to Kids


Our Vision is to become an internationally recognized non-profit organization, with chapters in every state in the U.S., leading initiatives that empower families and future leaders to take charge of their health, education, and safety within their respective communities.

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